JA Konrath is earning approximately $100 per day via Amazon Kindle sales of his short stories. He suggests that hardcover pricing for ebooks is a non starter. I agree. (Thanks Ann Bruce).
Anne Sowards of ACE/ROC is putting out the call for steampunk books asking authors to tell their agents to submit to her. Angela James of Samhain is looking for the same (although probably of a romance bent). Katiebabs has a three part round up of what steampunk is all about. (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3).
Publishing apparently loves its videos. First it was HarperCollins and now Penguin has new multimedia including “The Publisher’s Office”. Episode 1 features JR Ward and Berkley Executive Editor, Cindy Hwang, talking about paranormals. There’s something a little hilarious about Ward wearing her sunglasses with a night backdrop.
RRRJessica wrote about polyamorous romances and culture. Life reflecting fiction or fiction reflecting life? For me, polyamorous relationships fall squarely in the fantasy category.